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Aereo Shows Off Their Rooftop Antenna Farm Ahead Of Supreme Court Ruling

techcrunch.com — A lot has been said about Aereo 's technology - so much, in fact, that there are hundreds of pages worth of legal documents discussing the matter as it relates to the law.

How Burrowing Owls Lead To Vomiting Anarchists (Or SF’s Housing Crisis Explained)

techcrunch.com — The Santa Clara Valley was some of the most valuable agricultural land in the entire world, but it was paved over to create today's Silicon Valley. This was simply the result of bad planning and layers of leadership failure - nobody thinks farms literally needed to be destroyed to create the technology industry's success.
Good story on the housing crisis behind SF v. techies goo.gl/3ayWPQ @kimmaicutler adds context (Fillmore razing, Prop 13)
Hard to believe that Techcrunch on SF income inequality would be good, but this is an important read: techcrunch.com/2014/04/14/sf-…
One of the best things you'll read on on San Francisco housing, and the tech-gentrification of SF tcrn.ch/1eQD8rT
Excellent contrib to San Fran housing/cult wars disc fm @kimmaicutler How Burrowing Owls Lead To Vomiting Anarchists techcrunch.com/2014/04/14/sf-…
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Online Invitations Startup Paperless Post Raises $25M From August Capital

techcrunch.com — Online (and offline) invitations startup Paperless Post has become a modern-day greeting card company, enabling users to create custom cards to their events and send them to friends. TechCrunch has exclusively confirmed that today the startup has closed a $25 million Series C led by August Capital, with participation from existing investors.
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tip @techmeme RT @TechCrunch: Online Invitations Startup Paperless Post Raises $25M From August Capital tcrn.ch/1m6dgjF
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The London Fintech Boom - TransferWise And Others Hit Record Numbers

techcrunch.com — Slowly but surely a revolution has been taking place in financial technology, or fintech as we call it these days. These days fintech's hottest sphere is not in Bloomberg terminals but in disruptive cloud startups, using the Internet as a route around the dedicated lines of the past.
Tech Crunch: The London Fintech Boom — TransferWise And Others Hit Record Numbers owl.li/2FIrf5
The London Fintech Boom — TransferWise And Others Hit Record Numbers tcrn.ch/1jJQDy6

Twitter And Tumblr-Focused Analytics Provider Union Metrics Now Does Instagram Too

techcrunch.com — Union Metrics, the social analytics platform whose most recent claim to fame was being the first to receive Tumblr's blessing, is today rolling out a similar service for Instagram, as well as introducing a new suite which will pull Tumblr, Twitter and Instagram into one platform.
Twitter And Tumblr-Focused Analytics Provider Union Metrics Now Does Instagram Too: ift.tt/1l266NA

RealtyShares Raises $1.9 Million From General Catalyst To Crowdfund Real Estate Projects

techcrunch.com — RealtyShares is kind of like a "LendingClub for Real Estate," a providing a platform for crowdfunding real-estate development. And the company just raised $1.9 million led by General Catalyst to make its offering available both to more developers and more investors.
Tech Crunch: RealtyShares Raises $1.9 Million From General Catalyst To Crowdfund Real Estate Projects owl.li/2FJ3uA

Amazon Merges Kindle Personal Documents With Cloud Drive

techcrunch.com — Amazon announced this morning through an email to its customers that all personal documents archived in your Kindle e-reader library are also now being made available from Amazon Cloud Drive. The files will be placed in a new folder called "My Send-to-Kindle Docs" where you'll then be able to manage the items as you would any other file, including being able to organize, share or delete them as need be.
Amazon Merges Kindle Personal Documents With Cloud Drive: ift.tt/1qJdk8p

Mike Judge And The Stars Of HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ Will Join Us At Disrupt NY

techcrunch.com — It was just a few months ago that Mike Judge and a team of writers working on the storyline for his then-upcoming Silicon Valley TV show sat backstage with members of the TechCrunch team at Disrupt SF.
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Microsoft Announces New Tools Bringing The Cloud To The Internet Of Things, Uniting Hadoop And SQL

techcrunch.com — This morning in San Francisco, Microsoft announced several new data-focused tools in front of a cadre of customers and partners, not to mention a decent-sized grouping of press. The two new tools worth noting are Azure Intelligent Systems Service and Analytics Platform System.

Facebook Will Be “Unbundling The Big Blue App” Through Its Creative Labs

techcrunch.com — Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg sat down with The New York Times' Farhad Manjoo to discuss Facebook and its future, and much of the discussion centered on Creative Labs, the new internal initiative at Facebook that's playing more with products outside the core social networking site, or spun out from that experience.
Would have preferred this article by @drizzled mentioned Transformers and not Voltron bit.ly/1mcusl1

Guy Kawasaki Joins Australian Design Startup Canva As Chief Evangelist

techcrunch.com — Guy Kawasaki, who held the chief evangelist title at Apple during late nineties, is joining Australian design startup Canva, making a comeback into the role after nearly two decades of advising entrepreneurs and founding Alltop in 2008. "Macintosh democratized computers; Google democratized information; and eBay democratized commerce.
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Superb For iPhone Aims To Take Social Networking To The Offline World

techcrunch.com — Superb, a new application from the founders of Y Combinator-backed social dining startup Grubwithus, is launching today to people to connect in the offline world. Essentially a "Hot or Not" for local places, users swipe through a list of venue suggestions, including restaurants, bars, museums, parks, and more, registering their interest.
Superb For iPhone Aims To Take Social Networking To The Offline World: ift.tt/1l1nSAA

Weev Talks About Life In Prison And His Plans To Open A Hedge Fund, TRO LLC

techcrunch.com — Weev aka Andrew Auernheimer is free. The 29-year-old hacker, released from the Allenwood Federal Correctional Center in Pennsylvania last weekend, has spent the past few days celebrating a federal appeals court decision to reverse and vacate his conviction but took a bit of time to discuss his incarceration and plans with me.
Now that's he out of prison, one of the most notorious Internet trolls wants to start a hedge fund tcrn.ch/1hSha7O
"I was a little worried I would come out of all this being a little too well liked." Weev speaks on life outside techcrunch.com/2014/04/15/wee…
Andrew Auernheimer (@rabite) says he's starting a hedge fund called "TRO LLC" - tcrn.ch/1qETbA9
Weev Talks About Life In Prison And His Plans To Open A Hedge Fund, TRO LLC, by @johnbiggs at @TechCrunch ~ tcrn.ch/1eLk0vr

Telefonica, Blackstone Launch Axonix, A Mobile Ad Exchange Built On Defunct MobClix Tech

techcrunch.com — Telefonica, the Spanish carrier with operations in 24 countries and 323 million customers, is making its latest bid to expand its business beyond basic mobile and telephone services, by moving into ad tech.
Telefonica's had ups+downs w/other digital efforts, worth seeing how it fares with a mobile ad tech JV tcrn.ch/Qo7BYo
Telefonica, Blackstone Launch Axonix, A Mobile Ad Exchange Built On Defunct MobClix Technology tcrn.ch/Qo7BYo now w/ more numbers

Ellen Tries Out Google “Glasses”

techcrunch.com — Today is Google Glass day. For the first time, the company is letting anybody and everybody order a pair with no application process needed. Because before, if you wanted to give Google $1,500 for a face computer, you had to qualify. Now that Google Glass is fair game, we're probably going to see it a lot more.
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